Driving in Sicily, now that we are here

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I posted once before about warnings I’d read about driving in Sicily. Turns out, descriptions such as “the seemingly erratic driving nature of Sicilian traffic” were a bit of an understatement. Last night, for example, resulted in us and others … Continued

House Hunters Int’l — Sicily

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Things that we should have done before coming to Sicily: 1) Learn the metric system. Kilometers/meters? Uhhhhhhhh 2) Learn how to order a large diet coke from McDonald’s in Italian. 3) Learn ALL THE ITALIAN. Whoops. So, these first few … Continued

We’re here!

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Well, we made it! And in one piece, though the airline did lose one of our car seats (luckily we brought three for various boring reasons). Our flights did not end up being too bad, though we had our doubts … Continued

On the day before we leave

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Well, I certainly didn’t imagine I’d go this long without blogging but … things have been insane. And now we leave tomorrow. And tomorrow starts in an hour and a half at the time of me writing this. We’re at … Continued

A quick update

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Well, we are settled into our hotel! The new owners took possession of our house on Wednesday with no tears from anyone but me. (Though this morning Fiona did ask me if we could “go home” and was a little … Continued

Major developments

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It’s been a busy couple days over here! 1. The movers have come and gone already! It took them all of Monday and only a few hours on Tuesday. Considering the original estimate was four days, I guess we have … Continued

Days of yore

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Today is our anniversary! Chris and I got married six years ago today (yes, Sept. 11) in Bolingbrook, Ill. I might be biased, but I think our wedding was a blast! I love this photo because it looks like we … Continued

Moving right along

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In other news, things are moving right along for our move! There is even an outside chance that we might be able to leave a bit earlier, if the visas come back in time. Since we are living in hotels … Continued

The trip we aren’t taking

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This morning started with a text message letting me know that our flight to New Orleans, scheduled for around 9 a.m., was being pushed back until around 9:30 a.m. because of aircraft maintenance. Given my obsession with being at airports … Continued

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